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Jan's Computer Basics | Jegsworks


You don’t have to know everything to be comfortable with computers. But there is a lot of
information that will help you understand why things are the way they
are… and how disaster can strike!

“Knowledge is power!” So it’s to your advantage to gather all the knowledge
that you can. Besides which, computers are lots of fun – when
they aren’t driving you insane!!!

Computer Hardware

Computer Hardware – Not all computers look like computers!
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What’s in these lessons?

The lessons in this Computer Basics section of Jan’s Illustrated
Computer Literacy 101
Icon: On Site explain a lot of the techno-babble that you hear about computers.
The goal is to learn enough that you can follow along
as computer technology becomes more and more important in our world.

Consider this set of lessons “Beginning Driver’s Ed” for the computer. What might be covered in a Driver’s Education

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Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101: Intro

Do you feel
confused, befuddled, & lost when it comes to computers?
Do you wish you had the time, and dollars, to take a real, live course
on computers?

Then these lessons are for

Everyone picks up bits and
pieces of information while using and working around computers. This
can leave some pretty big gaps in your information landscape.

These lessons are an attempt to fill in the missing
pieces and to tie it all together. The “Illustrated” part means there
will be lots of pictures. Other sets of lecture notes I have seen
online are pretty much bare text. While the writing is often great,
such text-only notes do not take advantage of the possibilities of web
pages. So you will see some animations and graphics that enhance the
text and, hopefully, make it clearer.

New Material

May 27, 2018

  • Updated Working with Windows 10 to version
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